How many marijuana cigarettes (joints) can be made from 1 ounce or 28.5 grams of marijuana?
Get Legal Help Today
Secured with SHA-256 Encryption
UPDATED: Jul 15, 2021
It’s all about you. We want to help you make the right legal decisions.
We strive to help you make confident insurance and legal decisions. Finding trusted and reliable insurance quotes and legal advice should be easy. This doesn’t influence our content. Our opinions are our own.
Editorial Guidelines: We are a free online resource for anyone interested in learning more about legal topics and insurance. Our goal is to be an objective, third-party resource for everything legal and insurance related. We update our site regularly, and all content is reviewed by experts.
In California, because marijuana penalties for possession are more severe after 28.5 grams (a little over an ounce), it is useful to know exactly how many marijuana cigarettes equal an ounce. An ounce (28.35 grams) typically makes about 60 marijuana cigarettes, which are popularly referred to as joints. However, this can vary depending on the potency of the joint. It would not be extremely unusual for an ounce to make somewhere over 100 cigarettes or as little as 30. This is not to confuse a joint with a blunt. A marijuana cigar, or blunt, typically holds much more marijuana (often multiple grams per blunt), so less than 30 blunts will collectively contain 1 ounce of marijuana.
Follow this link for more information about California Marijuana Laws and California Medical Marijuana Laws